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Printable Book List

Use this list when you next visit the library or bookstore to help you find good books that explore mathematics.

Books for All Readers

Arithmetic E
by Carl Sandburg, illustrated by Ted Rand
Harcourt Young Classics [April 1993]
ASIN: 0152038655
Mathematics Subject: Number Sense

The Borrowers
by Mary Norton, illustrated by Beth Krush and Joe Krush
Odyssey Classics Reissue edition [September 1989]
ISBN: 0152099905
Mathematics Subject[s]: Measurement & Geometry, Number Sense

Counting on Frank
By Rod Clement, illustrated by Rod Clement
Gareth Stevens [1991]
ISBN: 0836803582
Mathematics Subject[s]: Measurement & Geometry, Number Sense

Fractals, Googols and Other Mathematical Tales
by Theoni Papp
Wide World Pub Tetra [March 1993]
ISBN: 0933174896
Mathematics Subject: Mathematical Reasoning

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
by D. B. Johnson, illustrated by D. B. Johnson
Houghton Mifflin Co. [February 28, 2000]
ISBN: 0395968674
Mathematics Subject[s]: Mathematical Reasoning

by Chris Van Allsburg, illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Dale Seymour Publications [2000]
ISBN: 0769026265
Mathematics Subject[s]: Statistics, Data Analysis, & Probability

Marvelous Math: A Book of Poems
Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illustrated by Karen Barbour
Aladdin Library [August 2001]
ISBN: 0689844425
Mathematics Subject: Number Sense

Math Curse
by John Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith
Viking Children’s Books [October 1995]
ISBN: 0670861944
Mathematics Subject[s]: Mathematical Reasoning

The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, illustrated by Rotraut Susanne Berner and Michael Henry Heim
Henry Holt & Company Reprint edition [May 2000]
ISBN: 0805062998
Mathematics Subject[s]: Algebra, Mathematical Analysis, Mathematical Reasoning, Number Sense

Number Stories of Long Ago
by David Eugene Smith
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics [1997] Stock # 577
ISBN: 0873534085
Mathematics Subject[s]: Mathematical Reasoning, Number Sense

One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale
By Demi, illustrated by Demi
Scholastic Trade [April 1997]
ISBN: 059093998X
Mathematics Subject[s]: Number Sense, Probability & Statistics, Data Analysis

The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster, illustrated by Jules Feiffer
Random House [1993] [Original Copyright: 1961]
ISBN: 0394815009
Mathematics Subject: Number Sense

Pigs Will Be Pigs: Fun with Math and Money
by Amy Axelrod, illustrated by Sharon McGinley-Nally
Simon & Schuster [1994]
ISBN: 0689812191
Mathematics Subject[s]: Number Sense

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table: A Math Adventure
by Cindy Neuschwander, illustrated by Wayne Geehan
Charlesbridge Publishing [January 2002]
ISBN: 1570911525
Mathematical Subject[s]: Measurement & Geometry

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! A Mathematical Story
by Marilyn Burns, illustrated by Debbie Tilley
Scholastic [September 1997]
ISBN: 0590944592
Mathematical Subject[s]: Algebra, Measurement & Geometry, Number Sense

Books for More Experienced Readers

A Gebra Named Al: A Novel
by Wendy Isdell, Wendy Isdell [Editor]
Free Spirit Publishing [August 1993]
ISBN: 091579358X
Mathematical Subject[s]: Algebra

The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
by Edwin Abbott Abbott, introduction by Ian Stewart
Perseus Publishing [December 4, 2001]
ISBN: 0738205419
Mathematics Subjects: Measurement & Geometry

Conned Again, Watson! Cautionary Tales of Logic, Math, and Probability
by Colin Bruce
Perseus Publishing; 1st edition [January 15, 2002]
ISBN: 0738205893
Mathematics Subject[s]: Mathematical Reasoning, Measurement & Geometry, Statistics, Data Analysis, & Probability

The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics
By Norton Juster
Seastar Publishing Company [2001]
ISBN: 1587170663
Mathematics Subject[s]: Measurement & Geometry

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
by Edwin A. Abott, Edwin A. Abbott, Edwin Abbott Abbott
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing 5th edition [June 1, 1964]
ISBN: 0451518411
Mathematics Subjects: Measurement & Geometry

Flatterland: Like Flatland, Only More So
by Ian Stewart
Perseus Publishing [April 10, 2001]
ASIN: 0738204420
Mathematical Subject[s]: Algebra, Mathematical Analysis, Measurement & Geometry

Imaginary Numbers: An Anthology of Marvelous Mathematical Stories, Diversions, Poems, and Musings
by William Frucht
John Wiley & Sons [September 1999]
ISBN: 0471332445
Mathematics Subject[s]: Algebra, Mathematical Reasoning, Measurement & Geometry, Number Sense, Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability

The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures
by Malba Tahan, illustrated by Patricia Reid Baquero, translated by Leslie Clark and Alastair Reid
W.W. Norton & Company [February 1993]
ISBN: 0393309347
Mathematics Subject[s]: Mathematical Reasoning, Number Sense

A Mathematical Mystery Tour: Discovering the Truth and Beauty of the Cosmos
by A. K. Dewdney
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [1999]
ISBN: 0471407348
Mathematics Subject[s]: Algebra, Calculus, Mathematical Analysis, Measurement & Geometry

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